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English Tutorials for Deaf People

Zebra Access is pleased to announce that Zebra Access will be delivering English tutorials to deaf and hard of hearing people living in the Black Country alongside with the Community Matters Deaf Employment Job Club.

This will be launched on the 8th May 2018. This will run weekly, offering regular sessions 2 days a week supporting Deaf people who want to;

  • Brush up on their written English
  • Gain confidence in using English
  • Prepare for entry assessments (job or education settings)
  • Gain better understanding of the English language
  • Learn new English skills 


The weekly drop-in sessions will start from 8th May 2018 (Wolverhampton) and 9th May 2018 (Walsall).

Our weekly sessions are held at two locations as follows:

Tuesdays  - 11am to 1pm

The first introductory session will be on 8th May from 2pm -3pm

Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre (The Bob Jones Centre),

Bromley St, Wolverhampton WV2 3AS 

Wednesdays  - 2pm to 4pm

The first introductory session will be on 9th May from 2pm- 3pm

Walsall Deaf People's Centre, 59A Lichfield Street, Walsall WS4 2BX


One to one appointments can be made outside the above sessions to meet the

individuals' needs.


For more details, please contact Deirdre Maguire on: or SMS/Facetime: 07923185436


The Building Better Opportunities programme is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

Community Matters is one of four projects within this programme across the Black Country and will help people across Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell move into or closer to employment by developing their skills and confidence.

Community Matters is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation in partnership with 19 local organisations across the Black Country.

Zebra Access is one of those partners. We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project; Access to Business, Accord Age Matters, Ashley Community Housing Ltd, Bilston Resource Centre, Black Country Housing Group, Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association, Ideal For All, Just Straight Talk, Kids in Communication, Manor Farm Community Association, Refugee and Migrant Centre, Summit House Support, SWEDA, TLC College, Walsall College, Walsall Housing Group, WELL Associates and Workers Educational Association (WEA).

For more information about the Community Matters Programme please contact


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Zebra Access CIO provides services and support to Deaf, Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing people with thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund. Services includes Employment Services, English/Maths tutorials, Advocacy, Community Development, BSL/Deaf Awareness, drop-in sessions dealing with a range of queries, complaints, form filling, and many more. Zebra Access staff and volunteers have the right to work in a safe and abuse free environment. The organisation will not tolerate any kind of abuse against its staff, volunteers or property.

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